Caffeine – TV News – May 27th Edition

Happy Sunday! We have somewhat less TV news after the craziness of last week, but there’s a lot of exciting stuff, so get ready!

Premiere dates:

June 15th: The Ranch
June 25th: Salvation


The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Baskets, Step Up: High Water, Krypton, Babylon Berlin


Code Black, LA to Vegas

Other headlines:

Amazon has officially revived The Expanse.

Barack and Michelle Obama have officially announced their Netflix deal, which theoretically could include scripted shows?!?!

It looks like UnREAL will be ending with season four, which will air on Hulu first rather than Lifetime.

Lucifer‘s “bonus” episodes will air tomorrow, May 28th.

The Fosters spinoff will be called Good Trouble.

Looks like the rumored Miss Fisher movie is really happening.

SundanceTV has acquired historical drama The Name of the Rose for the U.S.

Netflix has acquired Canadian family drama Northern Rescue for the U.S.

New showrunners:

Amazing Stories: Adam Horowitz and Eddie Kitsis
Deadly Class: Mick Betancourt
SEAL Team: John Glenn

Ordered to series:

BBC One: An adaptation of Poirot mystery The ABC Murders starring John Malkovich and Rupert Grint

In development:

Atrium TV: Futuristic drama Silo from Michael Douglas, Spanish Civil War drama A Dry Run from David Simon, an adaptation of Doctor Zhivago, mythological drama The Last Amazons from Ava DuVernay
FremantleMedia: A Vivien Leigh series starring Natalie Dormer
FX: Barbara Boxer-inspired political drama Run
Hulu: Isabel Allende adaptation The House of the Spirits
Paramount TV: Anthology series Overlooked based on the New York Times series about notable women who didn’t get obituaries in the paper, a show about Japan’s rent-a-relative industry
Tomorrow Studios: A show based on Jackie Kennedy book Jackie, Janet & Lee
Walden Media: A new adaptation of The Baby-Sitters Club

Promoted to series regular:

Cobra Kai: Martin Kove
Grey’s Anatomy: Kim Raver


Big Little Lies: P.J. Byrne


9-1-1: Ryan Guzman
American Princess: Lesley Ann Warren, Max Ehrich
Catch-22: Giancarlo Giannini
Chernobyl: Paul Ritter, Jessie Buckley, Adrian Rawlins, Con O’Neill, Sam Troughton, Adam Nagaitis, Ralph Ineson, Mark Lewis Jones, Fares Fares, David Densik, Robert Emms, Jay Simpson, Gerard Kearns, Michael Socha, Jamie Sives, Kieran O’Brien, Karl Davies, Billy Postlethwaite, Alex Ferns, James Cosmo
Counterpart: James Cromwell
Dwight in Shining Armor: Caitlin Carmichael
Kidding: Bernard White
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel: Zachary Levi
MotherFatherSon: Richard Gere
The OA: Bria Vinaite
Outlander: Billy Boyd, Caitlin O’Ryan, Natalie Simpson, Tim Downie, Simona Brown
Riviera: Will Arnett
The Sinner: Elisha Henig
Tell Me a Story: Kim Cattrall
Victoria: Laurence Fox, Kate Fleetwood, John Sessions, Lily Travers, Nicholas Audsley, David Burnett, Emily Forbes
Watchmen: Regina King, Don Johnson, Tim Blake Nelson, Louis Gossett Jr., Adelaide Clemens, Andrew Howard

(Image courtesy of CBS.)

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